The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a host of challenges as the world works to adapt to the new normal. As engineers and designers, it’s our job to identify those needs and provide solutions. Early on in this period, we recognized a particular gap: schools, workplaces, long-term care facilities, and other public spaces need a way to quickly and effectively disinfect visitors’ personal belongings without disrupting the flow of traffic.
Existing sterilization methods are slow. They’re often single-purpose, and they aren’t suited to processing a large quantity of items in high-traffic spaces. No one is willing to wait around while staff swab knapsacks and individual articles of clothing. That’s not a solution.
UVC Buddy is a general-purpose rapid sterilization system for use in high-traffic indoor environments. Users place their personal belongings on a safe conveyor belt, which passes these items through a protected tunnel equipped with powerful ultraviolet lamps that kill 99% of viruses and other microbes in ten seconds.
Designed to keep the world moving, UVC Buddy is flexible, it’s intuitive, and it’s powerful.
It’s also our latest passion project, the newest in-house design from Cortex.